Elliot Page is opening up about his transition. Witht he upcoming release of his memoir Pageboy, the Canadian actor shared an excerpt with People, and talked about his transition journey, including the difficulties he faced. READ MORE: Elliot Page Shares Emotional Unboxing Moment Of His Memoir ‘Pageboy’ “There’s obviously been very difficult moments.
I do feel like I kind of barely made it in many ways. But today, I’m just me and grateful to be here and alive and taking one step at a time,” Page said.
The 36-year-old also talked about being so public with their transition, and the importance of that for other trans people around the world. “My experience as a trans person and this life I have, and the privilege I have does not represent the reality of most trans lives,” the actor said. “I think it’s crucial, I think we need to feel represented and see ourselves, you know, that’s not something I had like as a kid.
The reality is, trans people disproportionately are unemployed, disproportionately experience homelessness. Trans women of colour are being murdered.Read more on etcanada.com